File:Cygnus x1 xray.jpg

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The X-ray emitter Cygnus X-1, in the constellation of Cygnus, as imaged by a balloon bourne telescope. The balloon was launched for the High Energy Replicated Optics project on May 23, 2001, reaching an altitude of 39 km.

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Source Article: NASA Marshall scientists capture historic, first focused high-energy X-ray images of astronomical objects.
Author NASA/Marshall Space Flight Center

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